This news comes as relief for those students who are studying in Britian as Britain has assured India that it will continue to allow post-study work-experience permits to students, provided they get appropriate jobs commensurate with their qualifications or degrees.
After holding a high-level meeting with Britain's Chancellor of Exchequer George Osborne and the Secretary of State for Business (Innovation and Skills) Vince Cable here, Union Minister Anand Sharma said that he had raised the issue of Post Study Work Permits to students with UK authorities.
He shared with them India's concern about its stoppage as large number of Indian students "come here, they study hard and they should have some practical exposure". Expressing his pleasure Sharma said, "The Chancellor of Exchequer George Osborne and the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Dr Vince Cable have assured that UK will continue to allow work permit...The issue is how they are looking at it."
He added, "They say they have no intention to deny. It is only they are looking at certain specifics so that the domain knowledge is utilised in Post Study Work.", the visiting Indian minister said.